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Newspapers are an extremely useful source of information that contain the documentation of hundreds of years of the most notable historical events of the past. The historical events and information that contained within newspapers are each individually important. Such events for the year 1975 for example, include the Atomic Energy Commission merging into the ERDA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, the first televised broadcast of a Canadian Parliament, the premiere of The Rocky Mountain Horror Show taking place in New York City, the takeover of Saigon by North Vietnam forcing the surrender of South Vietnam and marking the end of the Vietnam War, the attempted assassination of President Gerald Ford by a member of the Manson Family, and so much more! Each title is available individually, and all are searchable via an interface that allows users to easily view, search, zoom, print and save digital page images.
There is no better source of the stories of yesterday, as they were actually told, than Newspaper Archives. Discover your ancestry with records from every world history event and find treasures that simply aren't available anywhere else. Newspaper Archives have preserved essential accounts of your family, famous people and events that shaped this nation for hundreds of years. What will you discover?
The sentencing of John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, and John Ehrlichman occurs during the Watergate scandal.
Vice President of the United States Nelson Rockefeller is designated to lead an investigation into possible domestic abuses carried out by the CIA by President Ford.
The opening of Space Mountain at Disney World occurs, becoming one of the most popular attractions at the theme park.
The Atomic Energy Commission is merged into both the ERDA and the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.
Washington D.C.'s United States State Department is attacked in a bombing carried out by the Weather Underground.
The launching of the Filipino Intercontinental Broadcasting Corporation occurs. Read More
The sentencing of former White House employees involved in the Watergate scandal, John N. Mitchell, H. R. Haldeman, and John Ehrlichman, takes place with a possible imprisonment of 30 months to 8 years.
Daylight saving time is implemented 2 months early in the United States due to an energy crisis.
The first television broadcast of a Canadian Parliament committee takes place. Read More
International Women's Day is announced by the United Nations. Read More
New York City's Broadway premiere of The Rocky Mountain Horror Show takes place. Read More
Microsoft is formed by Bill Gates and Paul Allen. Read More
The Cambodian Civil War comes to it's conclusion upon the surrender of the Khmer Republic.
North Vietnam Communist forces overtake Saigon, forcing the surrender of South Vietnam and marking the end of the Vietnam War.
The Economic Community of West African States is formed upon the signing of the Treaty of Lagos.
A vote on a referendum is taken on whether or not the United Kingdom should remain in the European Community, the conclusion of which being yes.
The ACP group is formed upon the signing of the Georgetown Agreement. Read More
United States citizenship is given back to the leader of the Confederate States during the American Civil War, Robert E. Lee, by President Gerald Ford.
Viking 1 is launched by NASA as a planetary probe for Mars. Read More
A death sentence is given to officers that led a Greek military coup in 1967, but they end up serving life in prison instead.
An attempted assassination of President of the United States Gerald Ford by Lynette Fromme, a member of the Manson Family, occurs in Sacramento California.
The Provisional Irish Republican Army bombs the Hilton Hotel in London. Read More
Independence to Papua New Guinea is granted by Australia. Read More
The premiere episode of Saturday Night Live is broadcast by NBC and is hosted by George Carlin.
The release of the film version of The Rocky Horror Picture Show cult classic takes place in the Untied States.
Steve Harris forms the band Iron Maiden, legendary in the heavy metal music genre. Read More
Tap into that historic information without the hassle of manually sorting through mounds of papers. All of these 1975 events have been preserved in various newspapers and can be researched using our extensive newspaper collection of 167+ million of pages with detailed documentation of many of the World's most prominent historical events.
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